National Entlebucher Mountain Dog Association

American Kennel Club

  • In June 2007,  Entlebuchers became eligible to be enrolled in the American Kennel Club (AKC) Foundation Stock Service (FSS) program allowing the Entlebucher Mountain Dogs participation opportunities in AKC’s Companion Sporting Events. NEMDA petitioned for the ability to participate in our breed’s historic function of herding. Companion events include Obedience, Agility, Rally Obedience, and Tracking.
  • In May 2008, the AKC named NEMDA as the AKC Parent Club to represent the Entlebucher Mountain Dog. 
  • Entlebuchers became eligible to compete in the AKC Miscellaneous Class on January 1, 2009.
  • AKC gave Entlebucher Mountain Dogs full breed recognition on January 1, 2011.


First AKC Champion

Hoss, the first Entlebucher AKC Champion

First Entlebucher AKC Champion
Blue-Jay’s He’s a Hoss
Judge: Dr. John A. Reeve-Newson
Owner/Breeder: Paula Lacker

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